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IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding the CLASS SCHEDULE
We had to make some changes to the Class Schedule so please check the current version to see if your class is running on a different day/time/arena. To view CLICK HERE .
For the complete Show Premium for the upcoming Wine Country Summer Horse Show CLICK HERE
Remember that early entries close June 7th – please be sure to get your entries in by this deadline so that we know the class counts early and can make changes to the class schedule if necessary. Go to horseshowtime.com to sign up.
Two of the arenas that we will be utilizing for the show – Jumper 1 and Hunter Derby Field – will be on the GRASS! There will be Equitation, Medal, Hunter and Jumper Classes running in these arenas – so don’t forget about getting your horses shoes tapped for Studs!
As well as being a benefit show for the GSDHJA and its membership, this show also counts as double points for GSDHJA Year End Awards and remember this years’ division Champions will be winning a vacation for 2!
To make this an even more memorable even we have includes a slew of stakes classes and fun classes! Take of look at the list!
$1000 GSDHJA JR/AM HUNTER DERBY
$1000 GSDHJA OPEN HUNTER DERBY
Please Note: The same rider/horse combination may not compete in both Derbies.
Derbies will run with two fence height sections 2’6 or 2’9 for the Jr/Am Hunter Derby (open to Jr/Am riders only); 3’0 or 3’3 for the Open Hunter Derby (open to all riders).
$500 HUNTER JUMPER TEAM CHALLENGE
Open to Juniors, Amateurs and Professionals. One HUNTER horse/rider combo teamed with one JUMPER horse/rider combo. (Only 1 Pro allowed per team max). Hunters to jump a 2’6 or 3’0 course to consist of six to eight fences. Jumpers to jump .85m or 1.0m course consisting of six to eight jumper fences. Jumper time to be deducted from the hunter score. Hunters and Jumpers will both receive 4 faults for any rail or refusal. Three refusals total by team will result in elimination. Placings will be determined from highest to lowest score after deduction.
OPEN EQUITATION CHALLENGE
Open to Juniors, Amateurs and Professionals. To be judged on seat, hands, guidance and control of the horse over a course of fences set 2’9. Class will run in 3 phases: equitation course, gymnastic phase, and final round with testing to be determined by the judge. All riders to compete in the course phase, with the top 15 to return for the gymnastic phase and final round. Champion to receive special prize and ribbons.
Please Note: Medals Classes ARE NOT DOUBLE POINTED at this show
GSDHJA 3’3 JR/AM MEDAL
Chuck Esau GSDHJA 3’0 MEDAL
GSDHJA 2’9 CHILD/ADULT MEDAL
GSDHJA 2’6 JUNIORS MINI MEDAL
GSDHJA 2’6 ADULT AMATEUR MEDAL
GSDHJA 2’3 GREEN RIDER MEDAL
IEHJA 2’3 Medal
IEHJA 2’6 Medal
IEHJA 2’9 Medal
OCHSA HORSEMANSHIP MEDAL
OCHSA EQUITATION MEDAL
OCHSA 2’6 MEDAL
CPHA HORSEMANSHIP MEDAL
CPHA CHILD/ADULT MEDAL
$1000 JUMPER PICNIC RACE
Open to Juniors, Amateurs and Professionals. Riders to jump a course of fences set at .8m (jr/am only), .9m, 1.0m or 1.1m. Riders must pick the height section that follows the cross entry restrictions enforced in by the other classes they are competing in at this show. Rider may only compete on one horse per height section and may only compete in 2 height sections total. Riders will jump their course, dismount, hand off horse to a handler and then run back to the finish line dragging a wagon full of wine and picnic supplies. Fastest combined time will determine the placings. Winner receives their share of the pot, plus all of the supplies in the wagon
$500 GSDHJA .8m Jr/Am MINI PRIX
$500 GSDHJA .95m MINI PRIX
$500 GSDHJA 1.10m MINI PRIX
Please Note: The same rider/horse combination may not compete in more than one section of the Mini Prix.
“Decorate & Ride” the Stick Horse Stampede
Open to Juniors, Amateurs & Professionals. Participants will be provided with a stick horse that they can decorate and ride in the “Stampede”. Class will be run in sections, with height of participant to dictate which section they run in. Fastest time in each section, and best overall decorated stick horse, to win special award.
“Mucking About” Team Relay
Open to Juniors, Amateurs & Professionals. Team to be made up of 3 “riders”. 1st team member to be mounted on a stick horse, 2nd team member on a bouncy ball, 3rd team member jumping course of 2’0 fences. The team member mounted on the horse must not be showing in classes 2’9/.85m or over. Fastest team will win leather halters and ribbons.
“Rose’ All Day” Hunter Hack
Open to Adult Amateurs & Professionals, 21 & over to Ride. Participants will show at W/T/C and over 2 Crossrails. Rider with the most wine left in their glass at the end of the class will win a case of wine and ribbon.
“Apple Cider Young Rider” Hunter Hack
Open to Juniors, young Adult Amateurs & Professionals, 20 & under to Ride. Participants will show at W/T/C and over 2 Crossrails. Rider with the most apple cider left in their glass at the end of the class will win a leather halter and ribbon.
“Scoot & Bounce” for un-Bridled Hilarity
Open to Juniors, Amateurs & Professionals. Team to be made up of 2 unmounted “bouncers”. 1 team member to ride the first leg on the bouncy ball, hand off the ball to 2nd team member, who rides it back to the finish line. All riders must complete their leg seated on the bouncy ball – no carrying or rolling of the ball is allowed. Fastest team will win leather halters and ribbons.
“Saturday in the Park” Hunter Pairs
Open to Juniors, Amateurs & Professionals. Class shall run as an Under Saddle consisting of a 2 horse pair(s). To be judged on best matched pair, performance, movement, soundness, suitability and manners to count. Judged on flat only.
April 7, 2019
Click here for a new document that explains under what conditions you can ride as an amateur. Read more…
February 28, 2019
The annual GSDHJA General Meeting has been postponed and will now be tentatively held on Friday April 12 at 5:30pm… Read more…
December 5, 2018
The end of year 2018 banquet will take place January 12, 2019 at the Bahia Hotel. Click here to download… Read more…
August 31, 2018
Click on the Latest Info from the Champ Show menu or click here. Read more…
June 14, 2018
Please note this rule change only affects riders who also compete on the "A" circuit. With fewer multi-day shows being… Read more…
April 14, 2018
PLEASE check your points often. We will correct all errors brought to our attention, BUT we can't modify points too… Read more…
January 22, 2018
The GSDHJA Annual General Meeting will be held Friday, February 23rd at 5:30 pm at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This… Read more…
December 11, 2017
Click here to buy banquet tickets. You must purchase before December 30th this year to get the reduced rate of… Read more…
December 6, 2017
Click here for a printable page of the 2018 Rules and Specifications. The first change involves Green Rider Hunters. The 1st season rule will… Read more…
September 25, 2017
Again this year at the Champ show, we have have Next Day Signups operating. We are starting slow with only… Read more…